Stuck in a H.O.A.R.D. with IAGO


The issue of “being stuck” in one’s healing is quite often on my mind.  Many people I come into contact with are stuck.  Currently, a former client who repeatedly violated my professional boundaries—the first client I have ever formally denied services—just can’t let go.  It’s been almost 5 months since I mailed the first certified … Continue reading

Personal Manifesto – A Map for Our Own Resurrection


Thought creates. That’s why organizations and savvy businesses have mission statements.  That’s why shame researcher, author, speaker and professor Brené Brown developed a “Home Manifesto” for her family that includes the dictum of no name-calling, which includes never calling oneself names.  When someone surveyed her daughter’s project in progress and remarked that she was “messy,” … Continue reading

The Terrestrial Trinity of Proper Priorities


Prepare the Path for Miracles:  Practice Proper Priorities By now almost everyone with access to the media has heard of the need to take care of oneself to avoid burnout, resentment, ineffectiveness, illness and the tragedy of an unfulfilled life.  Many even understand that when we compulsively focus on the needs of others to the … Continue reading

Boundaries: A Three-Phase Process in Spiritual Healing


Author’s Note:  I offer this article with the deepest gratitude to the many souls I have encountered who have contributed to my learning around boundaries—most of whom have no idea who they are.  And to the great teachings of A Course in Miracles that push me to go all the way to healing through boundaries. … Continue reading